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6089. L.Papius, 79 BC, Denarius, Papia.1v. Hd. Juno Sospita in goatskin/Gryphon springing r., dolphin. EF. $750 estimate.
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6090. JULIUS CAESAR, 100-44 B.C., AR Denarius, RSC 9. Veiled hd. of Julius Caesar/Venus stg. l. leaning on shield. AVF portrait. $2000 estimate.
On sale at: $1450. Place An Order


6091. MARC ANTONY, 42-30 BC, AR Denarius. Portrait bust of Antony r./Winged caduceus. F+-AVF. Ancient counter stamp at 7 o'clock. $2000 estimate.
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6092. MARC ANTONY & OCTAVIA, c. 30 BC. AR Cistophor. Jugate hds. of Antony and Octavia/Minerva stg. on cista mystica, serpents around. VF. Scarce. $2250 estimate.
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6432. AN AS WITH 5 COUNTERSTAMPS, the original AS can not be identfied, but all counterstamps are clear: AVG, TI CAE, TI C, a star in a small field and a dolphin in a retangular field. Interesting. $125 estimate.
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6093. AGRIPPA (struck by Caligula). Dupondius, RIC58. /Neptune stg. l. VF+. $1000 estimate.
On sale at: $740. Place An Order


6094. AGRIPPA (struck by Caligula). Dupondius, RIC58. /Neptune stg. l. VF. $2250 estimate.
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6095. GERMANICUS, father of Caligula, AE As, HRIC 3 ($300-$1000). Germanicusí hd. r./Large SC. AVF. $1750 estimate.
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6096. CALIGULA, 37-41. AR Denarius. /Sacrificial implements. EF. Rare. Choice sharp portrait! $3500 estimate.
On sale at: $2750. Place An Order


6097. CLAUDIUS, 41-54 AD. AE As. /Libertas stg. l. Nice AVF. $1000 estimate.
On sale at: $625. Place An Order


6098. NERO & DIVINE CLAUDIUS, 63-64 AD. AR Drachm of Caesaria, RPC 3648, Syd. 72, BM 418-20, RIC 621-2. Diademed hd. Nero r., NERO CLAVD DIVI CLAVD F CAESAR AVG GERM/Diademed hd. Claudius r., DIVOS CLAVD. AVGVST. GERMANIC PATER AVG. The variant with GERM rather than GERMA on obv. is rare acc. to RPC. VF $2000 estimate.
On sale at: $1250. Place An Order


6099. BRITANNICUS, SON OF CLAUDIUS. AE17 of Tomis, RPC 1834, Vagi 645. BRITANNIKOU, his laur. hd. r./TOMI HRW, three grain ears between two torches. Very rare coin of one of the most sought after of Roman imperial personages. He died young at the age of 13, probably poisoned on Neroís orders, clearing Neroís way to the throne. A considerably poorer example recently sold for over £400 on eBay UK. VF. Coin has more detail than legend shows. $1950 estimate.
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6100. NERO, 54-68 AD. AE As. /Victory walking l. VF. Scarce Nero hd. l. example! $1500 estimate.
On sale at: $800. Place An Order


6101. NERO, 54-68 AD. AE As. /Victory walking l. VF. $2500 estimate.
On sale at: $2000. Place An Order


6124. VESPASIAN, Alexandria, year 8 (A.D. 75-76). ∆ Drachm (18.03 gm). Obverse laureate head of Vespasian right. Reverse laureate head of Titus right. Koln 307. Dattari 351 var. Milne 443 var. VF, buff-brown patina. Rare and a choice portrait example. Ex. CNG 53, 1201. $6000 estimate.
On sale at: $4800. Place An Order


6102. VESPASIAN, 69-79, AE As. /Aequitas stg. l. VF. $1000 estimate.
On sale at: $740. Place An Order


6103. NERVA, 96-98. AE As. /Clasped hands. VF+. Sharp portrait. $1250 estimate.
On sale at: $740. Place An Order


6104. NERVA, 96-98. AE As. /Fortuna stg. l. VF. Nice portrait. $1000 estimate.
On sale at: $625. Place An Order


6105. TRAJAN, 98-117. Cistophoric Tetradrachm. /Legionnary standards. VF. Scarce $1250 estimate.
On sale at: $950. Place An Order


6106. HADRIAN, 134-138. Denarius, HRIC 49/2. /RESTITVTORI HISPANIAE, Hadrian raising Hispania. EF. Scarce. $1350 estimate.
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6107. HADRIAN, 134-138. AE23 provincial. /Octostyle temple. VF+. Scarce. $1250 estimate.
On sale at: $800. Place An Order


6108. ANTONINUS PIUS & MARCUS AURELIUS, Denarius, RIC417b. Hd. Antoninus/Bust Aurelius. EF. Scarce dynastic issue which choice portraits of both emperors! $1250 estimate.
On sale at: $950. Place An Order


6125. ANTONINUS PIUS, Rome, AD 138-161. ∆ sestertius, struck AD 143-144. Obverse laureate head of Antoninus Pius right, inscription ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP. Reverse winged Victory advancing right, holding trophy, inscription IMP II TR POT COS III, SC in exergue. BMC 1607 pl. 38, 13 (rev. only). C-417 (4 Fr). EF. A superb coin worthy of the finest collection with a warm-brown patina, an artistically excellent portrait and especially sharp detailed rv. This rare type commemorates Pius' British victory of AD 143. Ex. Berk 97, 617. Better than the image. $10,000 estimate.
On sale at: $7500. Place An Order


6109. FAUSTINA JR. AE26 of Philippopolis, Thrace. /Apollo stg. naked r., his arm resting on a column. VF. Scarce. $1275 estimate.
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6110. PERTINAX, 87 days in 193 AD. AR Denarius, RIC 1a. Laur. hd. r./Aequitas stg. l., holding scales and cornucopia. AEF. Rare! $2500 estimate.
On sale at: $1450. Place An Order


6111. PERTINAX, 87 days in 193 AD. AE26 of Tomis. /Female figure leading chariot carrying male figure and drawn by single bull l. (This is presumably a scene from an otherwise unknown local myth, acc. to Pick and Regling, AMNG pp. 629-30. however any further identification and attribution would be most appreciated). F+. Extremely rare AE of Pertinax. $3500 estimate.
On sale at: $1750. Place An Order


6112. MACRINUS, 217-218. AE21 of Markianopolis. /Aequitas stg. l. with scales. EF. Scarce. Choice sharp example. $1250 estimate.
On sale at: $740. Place An Order


6433. MACRINUS, AR Denarius, His laureate bust to right / Jupiter standing left, holding thunderbolt. Choice sharp with a superb portrait ! nEF. $1450 estimate.
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6113. MAXIMINUS, 235-238 AD. AR Denarius. /Pax stg. EF+. $1250 estimate.
On sale at: $800. Place An Order


6114. MAXIMINUS, 235-238 AD. AE26 of Tomis, Moesia Inferior. /Tetrastyle temple with statue of god. VF. $500 estimate.
On sale at: $325. Place An Order


6434. BALBINUS, AR Denarius, His laureate bust right / Emperor in togate, standing left, holding branch and parazonium. Very sharp with a superb portrait ! nEF. $1680 estimate.
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6115. PUPIENUS, 238 AD. AR Denarius. /Concordia std. l. VF+. $1475 estimate.
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6126. GORDIAN III & TRANQUILLINA, AD 238-244. ∆ Medallion (24.0 gm), 38mm, struck at Cilicia, Seleukia ad Calycadnum. Obverse busts of Gordian and Tranquillina confronted. Reverse busts of Apollo on left and Tyche on right, laurel behind Apollo, cornucopia behind Tyche. SNG Paris 1034 (same dies). EF, with chocolate brown patina. Extremely rare. A fantastic coin and a rare opportunity, purchased from a private collection formed over 50 years. Ex. Dorney, private treatise. $7500 estimate.
On sale at: $5400. Place An Order


6116. GORDIAN III, 238-244. AE27 Romanian mint. /Isis Pharos holding billowing sail. EF. Scarce and nice. Excellent forest green patina. $1250 estimate.
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6117. VALERIAN SR. & GALLIENUS. AE38 Medallion of Temenothyrae & Sebaste, Phrygia, in alliance, GIC 4516. Confronting busts of Valerian & Gallienus/Two city goddesses stg. face to face each resting on a scepter, and holding between a statue of Men stg. l. holding pine cone and spear. VF. Rare! $4500 estimate.
On sale at: $2850. Place An Order


6435. JULIANUS, AE1. His diademed bust to right / Apis Bull standing to left, two stars above. Wonderful even green patina, much detailed ob- and reverse. Choice example wich is rarely found in this condition. $3000 estimate.
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6118. 2 USEFUL COIN RELATED PAMPHLETS, Reading Medieval European Coins, Walker and Coin & Relic Cleaning and Preservation, Granville. Both very useful little books, the cover of the first somewhat beat up but internally fine. 5.25 x 8.25 inches. $10 estimate.
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